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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What does Allen tell Ethan he wants to be when they are in the attic?
(a) A soldier.
(b) A politician.
(c) A banker.
(d) A pirate.

2. What does Ethan tell Mr. Baker kills a man?
(a) Failure.
(b) Erosion.
(c) Age.
(d) Embarrassment.

3. What happened when Ethan killed the rabbits in Mary's garden?
(a) He got sick.
(b) He let the rabbits into another garden.
(c) He had bad dreams for weeks.
(d) He hired someone else.

4. What does Ethan forget to do when he is talking to his canned goods?
(a) Price the produce.
(b) Sign for the shipment.
(c) Turn on the register.
(d) Open the doors.

5. Who taught Ethan how to get rid of bad memories?
(a) A sergeant.
(b) His teacher.
(c) A roommate.
(d) His boss.

6. Why does Morphy think Baker has a big ceremony when opening the vault every day?
(a) He has a disorder.
(b) He is arrogant.
(c) He is a Mason.
(d) He is terrified of being robbed.

7. Why does Morphy say Marullo has probably never been back to Italy?
(a) He was disowned.
(b) He is an illegal alien.
(c) His family is all dead.
(d) He likes America better.

8. Which of the following animals did Ethan NOT kill as a child?
(a) Ducks.
(b) Pigs.
(c) Rabbits.
(d) Squirrels.

9. What does Ethan say is filling the country at this time?
(a) Pride.
(b) Jealousy.
(c) Discontent.
(d) Anarchy.

10. Where does Baker want Ethan to get the money for an investment?
(a) His house deed.
(b) A bribe from Biggers.
(c) The grocery store.
(d) Mary's inheritance.

11. How does Ethan feel when Margie comes to dinner?
(a) Confused.
(b) Happy.
(c) Amused.
(d) Afraid.

12. What does Bake want to build on Taylor Meadow?
(a) A park.
(b) An airfield.
(c) A school.
(d) A shopping mall.

13. Why does Ethan think Danny turned to drinking?
(a) He was arrogant.
(b) He was ashamed.
(c) He was depressed.
(d) He was lazy.

14. What does Mary hope the people in town will stop doing to Ethan after hearing her fortune read?
(a) Looking down on him.
(b) Pitying him.
(c) Laughing at him.
(d) Judging him.

15. What is Mary sick with the Tuesday after Easter?
(a) Pneumonia.
(b) A hangover.
(c) The flu.
(d) A cold.

Short Answer Questions

1. What do people in Ethan's hometown feel at the beginning of Part Two?

2. What does Margie do when she can't read Ethan's fortune?

3. What wakes Ethan up on the Tuesday after Easter?

4. What college did Ethan go to?

5. What does Mary make for Ethan after they make love?

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